Netherlands Travel Information

  • Time Difference: UTC+1 (6 hours ahead of Washington, DC, during Standard Time) note: time descriptions apply to the continental Netherlands only, not to...
  • Capital City: Amsterdam; note - The Hague is the seat of government
  • Airports: 23
  • Travel Climate: The Netherlands lies in the temperate zone of the Northern Hemisphere, and for the most part possesses a maritime climate....
  • Area Comparative: slightly less than twice the size of New Jersey
  • Travel Currency: euro (EUR)
  • Languages: Dutch (official language), Frisian (official language)
  • Ethnic Groups: Dutch 83%, other 17% (of which 9% are non-Western origin mainly Turks, Moroccans, Antilleans, Surinamese and Indonesians)
  • National Holiday: King's Day (the King's birthday of 27 April (1967); celebrated on 26 April if 27 April is a Sunday)
  • Inflation Rate: 1.1%
  • Geographic Coordinates: 52 30 N, 5 45 E
  • Location: Western Europe, bordering the North Sea, between Belgium and Germany
  • Terrain: mostly coastal lowland and reclaimed land (polders); some hills in southeast

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